Mark Telesca
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Mark Telesca

Boynton Beach, Florida, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2015

Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Established on Jan, 2015
Band Blues Soul




"Blues Blast Magazine"

"Lead vocalist and bassist Mark Telesca and his posse roar!" -

"Metro Music Mayhem"

"Expect to see hear a lot about this fire breathing blues monster coming up." - David Jacobs

"Hot House Magazine"

"Their big blues sound confirms they belong among the big names" - Johnny Aruba

"New Times Magazine"

While blues purists might attempt to find fault with the blending of styles (as well as the modernizing of classic songs), Mark Telesca Band lends an element of technical superiority to the mission that should quiet such criticisms. 1906, 2006 — it's all good" - Dominic Siranni

"WDNA 88.9FM"

"Mark Telesca's agenda is being met, by just being himself" - Charlie Kaufman


Still working on that hot first release.



Mark Telesca is an American Songwriter / Singer and Bassist. Originally from New York City, Mark came to Florida to study music  at Florida Atlantic University and currently resides in West Palm Beach, FL. Proficient in many styles of music including Blues, Jazz and Rock. Mark has held the bass chair in over a dozen Broadway and off Broadway musicals and he has shared the stage with some very well known names in the rock  and  blues industry. His expressive style of bass playing and powerful lead vocal is capturing the attention of music  lovers everywhere.    
In 2011 he and his former band Blues Dragon were winners of the South Florida International Blues Challenge and went on to the semi-finals in Memphis, TN. 
In 2009 Mark wrote  the song that won the  Blewzzy Award for “Song of the Year”. “ Living on Death Row”.  which he recorded with Blues Dragon.
Musical Influences are : The Delta Blues, Gospel Music and Motown.
Bass influences are :  James Jamerson , Donald Duck Dunn, Oteil Burbridge, Willie Weeks ... Just to name a few. 

After receiving his first guitar at age eight, R.A. Gibbs was off and running. Playing everything from Bluegrass to Blues, roots music has always been in his blood. Hearing Duane Allman and Johnny Winter at an early age, he fell in love with slide guitar. Opening for such acts as Lynyrd Skynyrd and New Riders of the Purple Sage, he has honed his chops., He has played with such bands as Live Wire, Crossfire, Random Shake and the Highway Kings. With all his experience, Robert  powerful slide guitar style is the perfect fit for the MTB.  

ANTONY LIVOTI  Antony is an extremely talented drummer born for the Blues. Playing professionally since 1984, his style has been noted as exceptionally dynamic from the lightest touch to the most thunderous strike, but always in the pocket and mindful of the groove. Antony grew up in New York where feel and passion comes first, and it shows when he lays it down for the band and audience

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